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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

"Anti-Gay, Anti-Family"

With Proposition 8 front and center, Arkansas' Proposed Initiative Act No. 1 flew under the radar. The proposition bans people who are “cohabitating outside a valid marriage” from serving as foster parents or adopting children. "While the measure bans both gay and straight members of cohabitating couples as foster or adoptive parents, the Arkansas Family Council wrote it expressly to thwart “the gay agenda.”" See below for the link to the NY Times Op-Ed on the Proposition.


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